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of control. but help is on the way. as linda yee reports, a former big city police chief has been hired to offer the city some help. >>> reporter: 127 homicides in oakland so far this year, the highest in five years. some people are afraid to just go out. >> i work in east oakland, and it's really scary going to work and coming out every day. >> reporter: the mayor and the police chief agree, crime is out of control. >> we have to try something different. >> reporter: that something new comes in the form of a $250,000 consultant to the police department. legendary lawman bill bratton. he is the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced violent crime during his tenure in both cities. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he can. >> reporter: former san jose police chief and now hoover institution fellow joe mcnamara says bratton is known for being tough on crime and gangs and is a genius at getting the community to work with police. >> previous chief that they hired from the outside left and
-cartagena? >> commissioner o'brien? >> present. >> excellent. commissioner white? >> here. >> commissioner yee riley? >> here. >> mr. president we have a quorum. >> great, next item. >> item 2 is the approval of the october 1, 2012 minutes, explanatory documents draft october 22, 2012 minutes. >> motion to approve. >> i move. >> second >> all those in favor, say aye? >> aye? >> next item commissioners item 3 approval of the october 22, 2012 meeting minutes. >> explanatory document draft october 22, 2012 minutes. >> i move. >> i second. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> next item. >> commissioners you are now in general public comment, item 4 allows members of public to comment generally on matters in the commission's purview and suggests new agenda items for the commission's consideration. i do have one speaker card and i'm pulling up the controls right now. mr. michael mcarthur. >> welcome. >> thank you. >> go ahead. >> thank you. president adams and commission, i will be very brief. just on the item that is in question today, the ordinance. it's kind of neither here, nor there, but
betty yee, the 2014 candidate for controller. john, maybe you could give her some advice. [applause] >> good evening. as we celebrate the contributions of some very important figures in our history, who have contributed to the development of our country, every state, of this great city, as we honor the achievements of the congressmen, ongoing contributions, and our mayor in san francisco. each of us could not be doing the work we are doing, that we have done, without the doors of opportunity having been opened for each of us. making sure we are developing the leaders of tomorrow as part of the integral programs of leadership development and civic engagement. the internships program is designed to prepare college students to become our future leaders. by providing them with the opportunities to work with government agencies, they develop their leadership skills, public policy experience, and broaden their civic engagement. they have demonstrated a dedication to the community, and they will continue in their engagement by working professionally with their fellow peers and mentors. war
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's public universities. senator leland yee's bill would apply to leaders at cal state university and the university of california during lean budget years or when student fees increase. yee passed a similar bill in 2009 but it was vetoed by then governor schwarzenegger. governor jerry brown voted against paying uc berkeley's new chancellor $50,000 more than his predecessor. >>> the national memorial for united flight 93 near shanksville, pennsylvania, has been open for a year. it still needs had millions in donations to be finished. operators of the park say they're $5 million short of what they need to complete the site and build an education center there. 46 people flying on september 11th from newark, newark, to san francisco were killed when flight 93 crashed in that field. the families say they're hoping for a boost from private donors including fortune 500 companies. >> i feel nothing but peace when i'm at the site, when i'm stand oughted sacred ground. >> 450,000 people have already visited the memorial. >>> has our obsession with cell phones risen to the level of an addic
at ma yee avmaria von trapp. how do you do that, by the way? >> three hours? that's impressive. >> amazing. >>> finally, we continue to see fallout from angus t. jones's "filth" comment regarding "two and a half men." there are now reports saying miley cyrus is the front-runner to replace jones. cyrus had a two-episode stint which brought in its best ratings, and there's no word on what they would change the name to. "two men and a miley." >> or how they'd write it. and the show is still doing great in the ratings. none of this negative press is hurting it. >> we'll see what happens with miley cyrus. >> maybe. >> to be continued. i'm veronica de la cruz. stay tuned because "way too early" starts right now. >>> i think they won the election.gotten that republicans continue to hold the majority in the house. but, you know, the president's idea of a negotiation is roll over and do what i ask. we need to find common ground, and we need to find it quickly. >> you're looking at a live shot of the capitol building where today lawmakers will try
them is leland yee a local, state senator. he wants to reintroduce a bullet button ban which failed last year. bullet buttons allow gun use forest get around the state ban on detachable magazines. >> it is as if we do not have an assault weapons ban in the state of california. with the bullet button, assault rifle, what you can do is buy a magnet and you can easily load and unload these magazines. >> a local gun advocate says that bans on certain weapons or parts are not good ways to prevent violence. gene hoffman is the chair of cal guns. he does support more background checks and mental health evaluations. >>> a cbs news poll taken after the shootings finds more than half of americans think gun laws should be more strict. 57% is the highest number we have seen in a decade. but at the same time, when asked about what happened in newtown, 66% said tougher gun laws would have done little or nothing to prevent that particular incident. and president obama appears to be concerned about the issue. he met with some of his cabinet members yesterday to discuss what can be done protect amer
was horrendous for the hom yee campaign. his speech went prime time when the video was never seen by anyone. >> what biographical video? >> exactly. and then the other one is the extended republican primary process where we saw clown after clown after clown spill out of the republican clown car and embarrass the party to the point where mitt romney became the nominee not because the prarty loved him, but because he's the last one-on-o last one standing. >> i think romney got laid down. i mean,he even made rick perry look moderate when it came to immigration. >> which takes effort. >> but he did it. so what ends up happening is when he goes into the gym or thinks he can pull a 180 oond get latinos to support him. >> so we see less than 25% voting for mitt romney. even florida, he lost those states because he thought he could do an about face. >> i'm tempting to go with the obvious here. the obvious would be 47%. the overyous would be being honest in front of a bunch of wealthy donors when you're mitt romney and thinking no one would pay any attention. >> i'm going to go with worst political
to step it up. >> we are going to get a lot of rain before that happens. thanks, linda yee. >>> ann notarangelo is in lafayette. have some homeowners living in a construction zone. >> reporter: yes. crews were here last night and tonight and working nonstop to repair a water line. as for the road that was washed away, it could be weeks if not months before it's fixed. >> sounds like big bang. it's awful. >> i go oh!! i don't dire go out. i just feel like earthquake all the time. >> reporter: it's unnerving to seat road missing. as we talked in their living room their house shook as huge chunks of road were load need trucks. their front yard will be a construction site for months. they worry about their own home. >> we worry will the foundation of the house. might go under or something. >> we're 70 years old and this is the only house we have. [ crying ] >> reporter: yesterday the rains why too much for lafayette creek. logs, branches, debris and a chest of drawers piled up against this trash rack blocking the culvert and the banks overflowed. >> so the water had nowhere to go but ov
morning long. there's a big breakfast... [ mini ] yee haw! ...in those fun little biscuits. >>> daily flashback when bolton announced he was stepping down from the post. evers installed in the job august 2005 as a recess appointment but was unable to win senate confirmation. despite a bipartisan effort, protecting the rights of people with disabilities will have a hard time getting the necessary votes today. two of the treaty's most prominent supporters argued the issue is misunderstood, misrepresented, and mired in old man politics. >> this treaty extends to some 650 million people with disabilities around the world. that's the model. people either misunderstand or choose to misrepresent. >> we knew it would be a close vote because it's caught up in up unpolitics. >> a group that opposes the disability treaty, so, tripp, as promised, yesterday we were speaking with some folks and you wanted to explain in your proper form your opposition to the treaty so why do you oppose this treaty? >> we appreciate you having us on. well, your guest yesterday, governor thornberg, said this would ex
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morning long. there's a big breakfast... [ mini ] yee haw! ...in those fun little biscuits. >>> we have some good news. nasa has confirmed there are no asteroids or other objects hurdling towards the earth. i'm afraid the mayans are wrong again. the world will not end on december 21st. fates will punish us for being overconfident. contrary to popular belief, it also won't probably end on the 31st either. washington and much of the media would like to have us believe that financial armageddon is around the corner. whether we find ourselves at the fiesta -- i'm like nixon on "laugh in." it's all the same to our next guest. he argues we need a morning after strategy because it's what we do after january 1st that makes all the difference. in the guest spot today jay peloski, an investment strategist. let me dust the confetti off the first question to you here. something that's been lost in the discussion here about the fiscal slope -- i will not call it the f word so they don't bomb me again here. something lost in the discussion is basically this is a discussion about austerity. about the
's a big breakfast... [ mini ] yee haw! ...in those fun little biscuits. >>> the international energy agency predicts that the u.s. could overtake saudi arabia and russia as the world's largest oil producer by 2020. much of the current energy boom comes from the increasing use of a process known as hydraulic fracturing or more common name fracking. in which oil and natural gas are extracted by shooting huge quantities of water, sand and chemicals into the ground at high speed to break up shale rock formations. in his state of the union address in january president obama haled the economic benefits warning of potential safety risks. >> we have a supply of natural gas that can last america nearly 100 years. [ applause ] and my administration will take every possible action to safely develop this energy. >> although burning natural gas releases only half as much carbon emissions as coal or petroleum many remain concerned about fracking harmful effects on the water supply, air equality and live stock. the cause has found a number of prominent spokes people. >> people understand that frack
out of but by pressing a button, you can easily to that. >> yee adds, another state senator is looking at a proposal that puts restrictions on ammunition. we will follow the latest with that 4:37. this live look from the east bay. temperatures are at or below in the freezing level. there is a little light at the end of the tunnel but bundle of his freezing out there. . (music) >> welcome back. secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to testify before congress next month about september's deadly attack on the consulate in benghazi, libya. clinton's testimony has been up in the air because she has been recovering from a stomach virus and concussion. an exact date has not been set. two deputy secretaries of state will testify today on capitol hill. fallout from the september attack on americans in benghazi that killed four native.ambassador chris stevens. >> there were was a demonstration of lack of leadership and the senior ranking for their security ... >> four state department officials have resigned under pressure. .because of their roles in the deadly incident. these resignati
. you can see how quickly that can be done. so last year state senator leland yee whose district includes san francisco introduced legislation that would get around or sort of close this loophole and expand our semi-automatic weapon ban to include guns like this. that failed in the appropriations committee. on friday, when these shootings happened, leeland lee said we'll reintroduce the legislation as soon as we reconvene in january of 2013. >> this is a lot of political talk but what are the chances that this actually passes? >> actually good. it was fleshed out very well in the last session. the democrats are vastly supermajority as we know in the assembly and in the senate. we have a governor who is very sympathetic to this. the political will is there and not only that, but i think state legislatures all over the state will be going in this direction. everyone is looking at the obama administration and dianne feinstein but the truth is right here in california, in a democratic-controlled state legislature throughout the country in colorado, illinois, connecticut, and in massa
i love less yee an my children. i love you, paul. >> judd is actually in the process of legally a dopingt me. >> rose: dow look forward to being a son. >> look, i have no control over it. i have been fighting it. he's halfway through the paperwork. >> rose: in fact, you like the same ackers too, don't you. i mean it's very rare that you find people that are you in sync with, and so you know, when i met paul, we just, you know, felt the same way about a lot of things. hit same sense of humor. and so it's always fun to work with people, and you don't get to hang out with him unless you are work together, so that's part of it. >> rose: define what a judd apatow movie is. >> well, i think it's ultimately a comedy with very, i think-- . >> rose: observations on life. >> i think it's kind of-- these are comedies that could actually work as dramas. i mean they are serious stories in dealing with serious things. however, in a funny way. >> rose: dow feel like, lessie, that everything you do he's watching and he might use in a movie? >> i feel like everybody he-- everything he does we're
there with him. perfect. lori: yee. melissa: good to have friends in high places. thanks for getting exclusive invitation that may serve as a nice boost for shares. lori: royal baby be a boy, girl or maybe twins? melissa: maybe. lori: both are betting big on this one. the gambling industry getting in on this one. lori: making its debut. it will be listed on the nasdaq 100 next week. how did a company that just went public this year already make its way into the index? shibani joshi is covering this story. >> already flexing its muscles as far as what i'm hearing. the reason facebook decided to list on nasdaq in the first place not just to be on the exchange. we know how the story went but also to be a part of this index which is comprised of the 100 largest nonfinancial stocks that trade. out with the old. in with the new. an indian based i-t consulting firm is out. this is starting beginning of trading day next wednesday, december 12th. many of us hold the nasdaq 100, whether you trade it actively or not. it is part of a lot of big mutual funds, et cetera. a lot big names, google, amazon, net
it hurt one party and elevate the other. joining me is marge yee omaraand ron myer. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> let me start, i am struck by the fact that tim geithner is so political in the discussions and calling out republicans, is that normal. >> i think he's on the way out of the door and doing it for president obama because they want the negotiations to found. howard dean said this is the best deal progressive democrats are going to get. if the fiscal cliff and the deal and what happens if we go off of the cliff. it really is a dnplatform. higher taxs and defense spending and isn't that what their platform said. they want to go off of the fiscal cliff. then negotiations fail president obama will not get blamed. it is someone else. >> gretchen: marjorie that sounds right other than the middle class getting hit with a tax hike isn't everything that ron just part of the dnc. >> it is it a big issue. president obama and really american people don't want to see middle class americans pay additional 2000 in taxes n which is what will happen in addition to cuts to pro
♪ ♪ hey, all right now ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: yee-ha! happy monday, everybody. six minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-12 the phone number toll free from anywhere. stephaniemiller.com check it out. look at you wearing stephanie miller sexy liberal comedy tour. you get a bonus today. tickets going quickly. orchestra almost gone for january 19th in washington, d.c. for sexy liberal palooza. i was mentioning i'm wearing my sparkle pony shirt. why? because i love chris kluwe and because it was a big day for marriage equality. friday, what did i do? [ applause ] i do what i always do. i call rob reiner and say are we there yet? are you nervous? are you happy? >> i'm sure he loves hearing from you. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: he hasn't call blocked me yet. he will be on the show today. in hour number three. we'll also have chris perry and sandy steer, the proponents in the prop 8 case. >> yep. >> stephanie: it really is -- i was getting the calls all weekend. because people thin
couldn't verse yee than the right to bear arms and the devil is in the details and for decades americans have argued which arms we should be allowed to bear. jeffrey toobin is author of "the oath" and senior legal analyst. he's joining us from new york. here's what the constitution, the second amendment says, you know this well. a well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. over the years, as you well know, jeffrey, this has gone through a lot of interpretations. most recently in 2008. >> very dramatically different interpretations. before 2008, for 100 years, that first clause, the so-called militia clause, was read by the supreme court and other courts to trump the right to keep and bear arms. that amendment was interpreted for decades as giving individuals no right to keep and bear arms. in 2008, that changed on a dime. the united states supreme court in a decision called hellar said that the second amendment gives individuals the right to keep and bear arms but what arms, where you get t
stop you there. we see the dow down 150 points now. >> yee. >> what does scenario looking look going off the fiscal cliff for a short time and long period of time. what are the scenarios. >> talk about what happens if we don't get a settlement on tax issue january 1st. means starting january 1st, january 2nd, 100 million americans will start paying much higher taxes on payroll, more money withheld on their income taxes. the average american worker with an income, say, 40 to $75,000 a year, is going to pay $2500 more per year in taxes. it is a big hit, jenna, a big hit to the u.s. economy if we don't get this settled sometime very soon. jenna: what about the conversations being had right now about our fiscal health, steve? we talk a lot about taxes. a lot about spending cuts. where is the focus on growth and building a bigger, better america? where is that conversation? >> well that's a great question. that is one of the frustrations i have had with these discussions. if we want to get the fiscal health in better order as you just said we have to get the economic growth going. we have
massacres occurred in the decade before awe stral yee national firearms act and there have been zero mass shootings since, according to the study published in 2009. of course, can that kind of proven policy response is not your thing, there's those like wayne la pierre that have different ideas like packing public schools with armed security officers, a notion so far afield the neerk post, owned by the right-wing but pro gun safety, require perth murdoch printed this page yesterday for the coverage of the news conference calling him a "gun nut" and a "loon." so now the big question is, what kind of regulation will actually work? what can proposals for effective regulation survive the political obstacles that men like la pierre willy to its way. we have the mayor from philadelphia, former governor of new jersey, james florio and it's great to have you all at the table. so, what works? what now? what do we do? governor? >> in nmg knowledge we have the toughest assault weapon ban in the nation and we got it through because we dealt with reality. the reality is that the gun people, the gun lo
together but i now. >> sam franciscthe year-over-yee in oakland and ran is 11.6%. sit francisco is 5.8% and the number one spot goes to houston tx to cite one year rise in rent at 16.8%. we'll be right back as the kron4 morning news continues. the mt. tam cam shows eyes brightening in the bay area. it will finally be a dry day bay area white. >> the time is 814 and it is a big travel week. we have the big snowstorm or the weekend, rain or the weekend. that storm is not right here. in the north east dropping a lots of snow centrally in northern pennsylvania parts of new england and new york. they're expecting more than a foot of snow on top of what they already got the last couple of days there. also several winter storm warnings are in the fact that so travel delays are expected out of airports in the new england errant area and especially. going to video over in columbus ohio. that would be a difficult place this morning especially for drivers to get to work. many roads are slick and covered with ice and snow. that does not look fun, especially that early in the morning. all hail co
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